Five Vegetarian Recipes You Have to Try

Meat Free Week inspired us to branch out, increase our vegetable intake and reduce the amount of meat in our diets. The idea behind Meat Free Week is to get you thinking about how much meat you eat, both for environmental reasons and health, so to help you along the way, we’ve collected together five vegetarian recipes from some of our favourite food bloggers you simply need to try.

Five best vegetarian recipes to try

Eggplant Lasagna Roll Ups

Eggplant (or aubergine) is an ideal replacement for meat; it’s substantial, tastes great and only has around 140 calories per vegetable. This recipe is vegan so it’s entirely guilt free plus it’s quick to make so it won’t eat into your evening relaxation.

To see the full recipe, visit Minimalist Baker.

Five best vegetarian recipes to try

A Humble but Mighty Lentil Bolognese

You just have to look at the finished result of this recipe to get your taste buds tingling, meat free doesn’t have to mean salads and veggies, this is a hearty and comforting recipe that is guaranteed to fill you up.

To see the full recipe, visit Food52.

Five best vegetarian recipes to try

Oven Baked Aubergine with Pomegranate, Tahini Yoghurt and Fresh Herbs

Back to the faithful aubergine, but this time it’s oven baked surrounded by crunchy pomegranate and cool tahini yoghurt, perfect for a summer’s day. The blend of all the textures and flavours is an absolute dream that you need to try.

To see the full recipe, visit Seelenschmeichelei.

Five best vegetarian recipes to try

One Pot Mushroom and Swiss Chard Pasta

Mushrooms are the classic meat replacement and this pasta is ideal for when you’ve got home late, want something comforting but don’t want to spend too long in the kitchen. All of the ingredients go into a pot and an amazing mushroom pasta dish emerges, coat with swiss chard, pour yourself a glass of wine and you’re sorted.

To see the full recipe, visit How Sweet Eats.

Five best vegetarian recipes to try


Arugula Lentil Salad

Ideal for a light, summer salad, this recipe is packed with goodness and flavour. The lentils provide substance whereas the lemon, olive oil and seasoning perfectly balance the flavours.

To see the full recipe, visit Naturally Ella.

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